Today’s highlights on The English Double Bass Book – Arpeggio Publishing – Coauthors: Thomas Martin, George Martin and Martin Lawrence
A unique limited-edition book exploring the fine double basses made in England.
The pre-eminent orchestral animal, the English double bass provides power and depth of sound amid great clarity and immediacy. The English makers of the 18th and 19th Century produced instruments which set a benchmark still looked up to today.
Published in 2018, it chronicles the rise and fall of the English double bass makers, providing compiled information on their work, instruments and lives in a level of detail not seen before.